A train of taconite pellets behind DMIR 403 rolls through the yard at track speed while CN track crews and contractors stand in the clear waiting to start their project after they clear.
A trio of Missabe power awaits its next assignment at Proctor, MN. Units 303 and 316 are SDMs rebuilt from SD18s, while 209 is from DMIR's original order for SD38-2s, the last new units acquired b... (more)
UP 1436 and 1388, both GP40-2's, pull a train out of the South St. Paul Yard. After clearing Barge Channel Road, they will reverse through the crossover seen here and head back towards the yard.
A trio of former Burlington Northern SD40-2's lead the daily Grand Forks, ND to Northtown, MN mixed freight past Coon Creek in Coon Rapids, MN.
DMIR 200 lead a trio of SD38s on an empty ore train rolling through Adolph, MN after leaving Proctor Yard. The train is headed north towards Keenan Yard and one of the Mesabi Range taconite operat... (more)
After several days of excursions on Red River Valley & Western trackage, to celebrate their 30th anniversary, Milwaukee Road 261 and its entourage head for home along BNSF's former Great Northern ... (more)
CNW 4351 rolls a transfer into Hoffman Ave. yard at St. Paul, MN on a sunny July day. The consist was a pair of vintage Geeps and F3/7 B units. I had photographed the same consist on a freight at ... (more)
This front (long hood) view of CNW Alco RS-3 167 was taken at Winona, MN in March 1973. The unit wears CNW's 1960s color scheme and the nose view shows off Alco's rounded hood, somewhat reminiscen... (more)
CNW 222 was born as an FT, rebuilt as CNW 4052A, an FP9M, and saw service pulling the Twin Cities 400 and Duluth-Chicago passenger trains before entering freight service. Here at Minneapolis, the ... (more)
A pair of SD40-2's led by #137, still in Milwaukee Road colors, lead a grain train thru La Crescent, MN in July of 1987.
A train of taconite pellets rolls through the yard at track speed while CN track crews stand in the clear waiting to start their project after they clear.
A nice warm spring morning and a clean leader pulling ore cars rolling past some classic searchlights.
D&NE 28 makes a test run along the North Shore Scenic Railroad prior to its first official trips later this month.
Milwaukee Road 261 heads WB through Delano on its way to North Dakota for the Red River Valley and Western 30th anniversary.
A trio of Canadian National GE's bring a loaded train down the wye on their way to Hallett.